Enrollment Information & Procedures
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IMPORTANT ENROLLMENT INFORMATION
You may enroll in up to 9 credit hours at Western before you submit your official high school transcript, official college transcripts and official testing (ACT, SAT, COMPASS) as long as you do not plan to enroll in any English, math or science courses.
If you should ever exceed 9 credit hours or need to enroll in an English, math or science, you will be required to have all official documents (including testing) on file in the Admissions Office at Western before you can enroll again or receive a transcript.
When you submit ACT or SAT scores, you will need to meet or exceed the required scores to clear your high school curricular deficiencies. (See college catalog for details.) If you do not meet or exceed those required scores, you would be required to take appropriate COMPASS testing and enroll in the required developmental course/s at that time.
Developmental coursework must be completed within the first 24 attempted hours of college work.
There are 3 ways to obtain a transcript from Western:
Transcripts are FREE unless overnight delivery is requested.
Military requesting transcripts from Joint Service Transcript (JST).
Any undergraduate student with greater than six attempted credit hours, excluding remedial (0-level courses or pre-college work) and excluding credit hours accumulated by concurrently enrolled high school students is considered a transfer student.
Any undergraduate student with greater than six attempted credit hours, excluding remedial (0-level
courses or pre-college work) and excluding credit hours accumulated by concurrently enrolled high
school students is considered a transfer student.
An Oklahoma state system student who wishes to transfer from another state system institution may
do so under the following conditions:
Undergraduate students wishing to transfer from an out-of-state college or university to an institution
in the state system may do so by meeting the entrance requirements of the receiving institution as
outlined in the admission policy and by the following:
Students wishing to add or drop courses from their schedule after the add/drop period must obtain an add/drop form from the Office of Admissions and and Records. The student should visit with the Office of Financial Aid first to receive instruction on how adding or dropping classes will affect their financial aid. Students are responsible for obtaining the required signatures from instructors, the Office of Financial Aid, and the Office of Admissions and Records Records for the classes to be officially added/dropped. The student must then go to the Office of Business Affairs to complete the transaction. Students must prepared to make, at minimum, payment arrangements for any unpaid balances at this time.
Withdrawal from classes must be student-initiated and is not automatic due to non-attendance or failure to pay for tuition and fees. The student should visit with the Office of Financial Aid first to receive instruction on how withdrawing from classes will affect their financial aid. Students wishing to totally withdraw from college must do so officially by going to the Office of Admissions and Records and securing an add/drop form. The student is responsible for obtaining the required signatures from instructors, the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Admissions and Records, and the Office of Business Affairs. After all the appropriate signatures are obtained, the form must be returned to the Office of Admissions and Records for the student to be withdrawn. The student must then visit the Office of Business Affairs to complete the transaction. Students must be prepared to make, at minimum, payment arrangements for any unpaid balances at this time.
To receive a degree check from WOSC, fill out the Degree Check Request Form and do one of the following:
1. Bring it to the Admissions Office.
2. Mail it to WOSC Admissions Office, 2801 N Main, Altus,OK 73521.
3. Fax it to the Admissions Office at 580.477.7723.
Fill out our Change of Information Form so we can make sure our system is always current.
The following refund policy, established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, is applicable to general fees and tuition when a student withdraws from the institution.
Regular Hours .........................Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Summer Hours...(June & July)......Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
Western Oklahoma State College has an "open-door policy" that provides easy access to educational opportunity. This means that while students are required to take the ACT and/or COMPASS test, there is no minimum score required for admission. Admission requirements to WOSC are established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
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